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The Oslo-born soprano, Trine Wilsberg Lund, has already created a name for herself as a versatile and impressive musician. After completing her studies at the Norwegian Academy for music, Oslo, with Håkan Hagegård and Barbro Marklund she progressed to the Cologne Music Academy as a pupil of Barbara Schlick. While there she took part in a number of masterclasses with renowned musicians including a.o. Svein Bjørkøy, Anne Gjevang and Ian Partridge.
 
She sings regularly on international stages and in major festivals including, among others,"Oslo Church Music Festival”, "Oslo International Contemporary Music Festival", "Münster Barock Fest", "Wiesbaden Bach Festival", "La Folle Journée, Nantes“, "Festa da Musica, Lissabon", „MDR Musiksommer“ where she worked with a.o. Leipzig Barockorchester/ Kammerorchester, Gewandhausorchester zu Leipzig, Kölner Kammerorchester, Kölner Collegium Cartusianum, Dresden Barock and Oslo Symphonieorchester/ Kammerorchester. Recent highlights have included performances as a soloist with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Ochestra conducted by Morten Schuldt-Jensen and the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Simone Young. She has enjoyed working with a number of leading conductors including Simone Young, Stefan Soltesz, Philippe Auguin, Martin Haselböck, Alessandro De Marchi, Alexander Soddy, Peter Neumann, Georg Christoph Biller und Morten Schuldt-Jensen.

Her repertoire is wide-ranging; she is equally at home in the music of the early Baroque as she is in the contemporary repertory. Composers such as Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Bach, Händel, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Verdi, Grieg, through to Bernstein and Berio are mainstays of her repertory.
 
2007-2009 Ms Lund was member of the Opera Studio of the Hamburgische Staatsoper. In Season 2007/08 she sang Polissena in Händels Radamisto and performed in a.o. Die Zauberflöte, Madame Butterfly, Rigoletto, L’elisir d’Amore, Elektra, Daphne, Frau ohne Schatten and Hänsel und Gretel. In the season 2008/09 she sang a.o. Frasquita, Gretel, Sœur Constance and Ännchen and was Soprano soloist in Johann Sebastian Bachs Weihnachtsoratorium, as well as roles in Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride and Britten’s Death in Venice.
 
In 2009/10/11 she was engaged as a guest by the Hamburgische Staatsoper for Ännchen, Frasquita, Papagena, Gianetta, French Girl/Lace-seller in Death in Venice, and Antoinette, a main role in the premiere of Le Ball- a newly-comissioned opera by Oscar Strasnoy. Further operatic roles have included Clarice from Haydn’s Il Mondo della Luna, Servilia from Mozart’s Titus and Amintha from Mozarts Il Rè pastore in Münster Opera House, as well as Amore from L’Incoronazione di Poppea in an exciting debut at the Theater an der Wien. In 2012 Trine W. Lund will a.o. be singing Bach "John Passion" with the Madrid Symphonie Orchestra conducted by Ton Koopman, and she will also sing the main role in the new written opera "Outcast" by Olga Neuwirth in National Theater Mannheim.
 
She sang all the Soprano soli on a CD of four Schubert masses with Morten Schuldt-Jensen and the Leipziger Kammerorchester, released by Naxos in Spring 2010. In 2006 she recorded Mozart’s Davide Penitente with Naxos and the same musicians and later that same year Paisiello’s Passio di San Giovanni with L’Arte del Mondo conducted by Werner Ehrhard. Ms Lund has won many prizes including first prizes at the Norwegian young Singer Competition (1998), The national Queen Sonja Music Competition (2003) and second prizes of the Leipzig International Johann Sebastian Bach-Competition (2004) and the European Mozart Competition in Würzburg (2006).

 
 


 
www.trinewilsberglund.com was updated 20. June 2012.




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